Name: Chantilly

Origin and Meaning of the Name Chantilly

  • Meaning:
    Town in France; whipped cream
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
  • Pronunciation:
    (shahn tee YEE); (shan TILL ee)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Chantilly)
  • Rating:

Miscellaneous Info for Chantilly

  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Chantilly is a town in the French region of Oise, just outside Paris. It is famous for its castle, the Château de Chantilly, as well as its being the hometown of both Chantilly lace and Chantilly cream, the precursor to modern whipped cream. "Chantilly" is the French word for whipped cream.

    "Chantilly Lace", by the Big Bopper, was a popular song in the 1950s.

    Chantilly is sometimes used as a first name for girls, primarily in the U.S.

Similar Names to Chantilly for Boys & Girls

The name meaning of Chantilly and the name origin of Chantilly have been reviewed by our name experts.